Megan R. Carey is a Group Leader in the Neuroscience Program at the Champalimaud Center for the Unknown in Lisbon, Portugal. She received her PhD in Neuroscience from UCSF and trained as a Helen Hay Whitney postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School. Her lab combines quantitative behavioral analysis, physiology, and genetic circuit dissection to understand how the brain controls learned and coordinated movements. Dr. Carey was an HHMI International Early Career Scientist from 2012-2017 and received an ERC Starting Grant in 2015. She is the current Chair of the FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence and has co-chaired a number of international scientific conferences, including COSYNE, the Gordon Research Conference on the Cerebellum, and the FENS Forum.
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